Item #385079 Cook and the opening of the Pacific / by James A. Williamson. James A. Williamson, James Alexander.

Cook and the opening of the Pacific / by James A. Williamson

1946, First Edition. London: Hodder & Stoughton for the English Universities Press. Library copy - library marks and bookplate remain.
Good copy in the original title-blocked cloth. Boards dust-toned. Spine bands and panel edges slightly bumped and rubbed as with age. Hinges worn and starting. Internally, bright and clean. Remains quite well-preserved overall. Item #385079

Physical description: xii, 251 pages : illustrations, portrait, maps ; 18 cm. Notes: Includes summaries of New Zealand exploration.
Includes bibliographical references (page 247) and index. Contents: Contains: The problems of the Pacific -- From Dampier to Bougainville --James Cook to the age of forty -- Preliminaries to the first Pacific voyage -- The first voyage: Tahiti and New Zealand -- The first voyage: New South Wales -- The second voyage -- The third voyage -- The Pacific open.
Subjects: Cook, James 1728-1779. Discoveries in geography. Travel.
Oceanica Discovery and exploration. Discoveries in geography History 18th century. British Pacific Area History 18th century. 91(08) -- Expeditions: 1768-71 Cook. 91(08) -- Expeditions: 1772-75 Cook. 91(08) -- Expeditions: 1776-80 Cook.
91(091) -- Exploration, history. 92 -- Biographies: Cook, James. 93"17" -- Eighteenth century. X -- Biographies and obituaries. Oceania Discovery and exploration. Pacific Area Discovery and exploration History.

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